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Judge clears man who smothered grandson to death in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:29am

An Ohio judge has found a 400-pound (181-kilogram) man who smothered his mildly autistic grandson to death while trying to restrain him has been found not guilty of reckless homicide.

The Latest: Smart kidnapper released from Utah prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:27am

The Latest on the release of the woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart in Utah (all times local):

An official says the woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart in Utah is released from prison after 15 years in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:22am

An official says the woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart in Utah is released from prison after 15 years in custody.

California city is latest to redo 'sexist' school dress code

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:54am

The relaxed new dress code at public schools in the small city of Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, is intentionally specific: Midriff-baring shirts are acceptable attire, so are tank tops with spaghetti straps and other once-banned items like micro-mini skirts and short shorts.

Farmhand pleads not guilty in stabbing death of Iowa runner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:53am

The farmhand charged in the abduction and stabbing death of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

Sony gets in on the retro console craze with PlayStation Classic

Jordan Valinsky, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:48am

It's game on again for the original PlayStation.

Trump arrives in North Carolina to survey Florence damage

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:47am

President Donald Trump has arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina to take in the devastation left by Florence.

3 Florida officers cleared in fatal shooting of motorist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:40am

Three police officers who fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them in a parking lot have been cleared of any wrongdoing.

California doctor and his girlfriend deny rape allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:22am

Defense lawyers say a California surgeon and his girlfriend deny allegations they preyed on two intoxicated women, drugging and raping them.

Court allows reporters to inspect slain family's autopsies

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:21am

Reporters can view preliminary autopsy reports and photos in the still-unsolved slayings of eight Ohio family members in one of the state's most notorious crimes, the Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday.

Trump says 'we'll have to make a decision' if Kavanaugh accuser 'makes a credible showing' before Senate committee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:57am

Trump says 'we'll have to make a decision' if Kavanaugh accuser 'makes a credible showing' before Senate committee.

Tennessee boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:33am

Authorities in eastern Tennessee say a 12-year-old boy shot and killed his mother's husband during a domestic dispute.

Trump rips Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:29am

President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, saying, "I don't have an attorney general."

Trump says we'll make decision if Kavanaugh accuser credible

Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:18am

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the White House and Republican supporters of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination would have to "make a decision" on going forward if the woman accusing him of a long-ago sexual assault delivers a compelling account to senators considering confirmation.

Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison

Lindsay Whitethurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:33am

A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart when she was a teenager and stood by as the girl was sexually assaulted was released from prison Wednesday after 15 years in custody.

In nick of time, deputy saves dog leashed to moving truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:58am

A volunteer for an Arizona sheriff's office has probably saved the life of a dog that was tied to a semitrailer truck as it pulled out of a parking lot.

The Latest: Trump says 'hard' to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:55am

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):

Man faces trial in pregnant woman's slaying, stealing baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:19am

Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday for a North Dakota man charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the killing of a 22-year-old woman who bled to death when her baby was cut from her womb.

ArtPrize competition marks 10th year in western Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:41am

The 10th international ArtPrize competition is kicking off its run in western Michigan.